HBO’s Girls was created by Lena Dunham who also stars, writes, and produces the show. It follows the lives of four friends who are in their 20s, as they try to get their careers and love lives on track while living in New York City. The show is inspired by Dunham’s experiences making it as a writer in the big apple. Girls is going to be entering into its sixth and finale season soon and audiences can’t wait for the next adventures of Hannah Horvath and her gal pals. Here are 14 things you didn’t know about the show!
14. The Artist
Jemima Kirke’s (Jessa) real passion is art and she has a successful career as a visual artist. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Lena Dunham (Hannah) persuaded her to take up acting as well and the two actresses have been friends since attending Saint Ann’s School in New York. They have also appeared together in Tiny Furniture (2010). Co-star Alex Karpovsky (Ray) was also in the film as Dunham’s love interest.Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection